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Hi I'm Maxwell Jon Leatham

I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I served a Mission in Chile Osorno. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. I come from the most amazing family. I am the 4th of 6 kids. I have 3 older siblings. I am a triplet and I am the oldest of the triplets. We were the last ones born into the family. I am 23 years old and I served as a Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I served 2 years in the Chile Osorno Mission. It was one of the greatest and most rewarding experiences of my life! I learned so much and I loved getting to know the people of southern Chile, while being able to teach about the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am currently studying at Salt Lake Community College, getting my Associates done so that I can later transfer to Utah Valley University to find a career. I am also a bank teller for Wells Fargo. I love being with my family and friends, playing sports, reading and writing, and going to the temple.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because most of my family is, including my grandparents and parents. So naturally I grew up in a family where we went to the Latter-day Saint Church every week. But of course, as I got older, I had to make my own decision of what I wanted to do with my life and wanted to see if I wanted to continue practicing my faith. When I was about 16 years old I really began to investigate my own religion. I had many questions. I began to pay more attention in Seminary and my Sunday school classes. I then later started reading in the Book of Mormon, and prayed and ask God if this book were true. So that is exactly what I did. I prayed really hard to know whether the Book of Mormon were true and if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was really the Lord's only true church here on Earth. Of course, my answer didn't come immediately. I continued to study more about the church. A few weeks later I was reading in the Book of Mormon, my answer came. I knew then as I know now, that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true and living church upon the face of the Earth. I then began to prepare for a 2 year service Mission where I was called by a living prophet to serve the people of southern Chile for 24 months. As I served my Mission, I had the opportunity to tell others about the restored Gospel and bring others to come closer to God and Jesus Christ. As I served, my testimony grew and I know without a doubt that I am doing as my Father in Heaven wants me to do, by serving Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by always trying to be the best example that I can be by how I live my life. How I show my faith and my love for my Father in Heaven is by serving others and fulfilling my church callings to the best of my ability. Another way that I show my love is by reading the scriptures, whether it be in the Bible, or the Book of Mormon, which we believe to be another testament of Jesus Christ. And by reading the Book of Mormon I draw closer to my Savior and Jesus Christ.